Lecturers are 10 month positions, and successful candidates will teach a total of 24 load hours over two semesters, with the option to teach overload / Winter term and the possibility of teaching Summer classes for additional compensation. While these are non-tenure track positions, they are renewable, with expectations for continuing renewal of two, three, four, and then five years per contract. In addition, the position has a promotion path to Senior Lecturer and Master Lecturer, and includes benefits.
The Department of Physics &
Astronomy in the College of Science & Mathematics and School of
Health Professions at Rowan University invites applications for
Lecturers, which are full-time, non-tenure track faculty teaching
positions, to begin Fall 2018. We seek candidates who are passionate
teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate level. In addition
to teaching responsibilities, successful candidates will be required
to make meaningful and substantive service contributions to
undergraduate and/or graduate programs, and to their department.
will consist primarily of introductory physics courses to other science
and engineering students. Service duties will include such things
as: assist in coordinating the introductory courses, assist in
coordinating our Learning Assistant program, develop and enhance labs,
participate in curriculum development, assist with program assessment,
act as faculty mentor for the student Physics club and Astronomy
club, and oversee the peer mentoring program. Successful candidates will
also be expected to participate in professional development to stay
current in their content area and in evidence-based instructional
approaches. A PhD in Physics or a related field is preferred, but
candidates with Masters degrees will also be considered.
are 10 month positions, and successful candidates will teach a
total of 24 load hours over two semesters, with the option to teach
overload / Winter term and the possibility of teaching Summer
While these are non-tenure
track positions, they are renewable, with expectations for continuing
renewal of two, three, four, and then five years per contract. In
addition, the position has a promotion path to Senior Lecturer and
Master Lecturer, and includes benefits.
The Department of Physics
& Astronomy currently consists of 13 full-time faculty members, a
laboratory coordinator, an instrument coordinator, secretary,
planetarium directory, and academic advisor. We have 15 active
laboratory and research support facilities that foster student/faculty
collaborative research including labs for magnetics, physical
properties, thin film fabrication, microscopy, biophysics, laser
computational physics & astronomy, and physics education research.
The department also houses an observatory and planetarium. We
currently serve over 180 physics majors and graduate about 30 per year.
Additional information may be obtained from our web site at http://www.rowan.edu/physics/.
Rowan University is a public
comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately
17,300 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20
miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and
Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools:
the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of
Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts,
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science
and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of
Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the
School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities
in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The
institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which
fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and
processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public
universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions
in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
for receipt of applications is 2 March 2018. The application
must be submitted through our online application system (PDF format)
containing a cover letter, a statement of teaching experience, a
curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts (copies acceptable). Three
letters of recommendation should be uploaded by recommenders
directly (request will be generated once contact information is added
and application is complete). Inquires may be directed to Dr. David
Candidates must be legally
authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.